Volume 60, Number 1, Spring 2007

Table of Contents

From: Renaissance Quarterly

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A Postmodern Renaissance?

pp. 1-24

"An headlesse Ladie" and "a horses loade of heades": Writing the Beheading

pp. 25-57

Possessing the Sacred: Monarchy and Identity in Philip II's Relic Collection at the Escorial

pp. 58-93

"Living Dolls": François Ier Dresses His Women

pp. 94-130


Cusanus: The Legacy of Learned Ignorance (review)

pp. 131-132

Reject Aeneas, Accept Pius: Selected Letters of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini (Pope Pius II) (review)

pp. 132-134

Baiae (review)

pp. 134-135

Letteratura e Città: Metafore di traslazione e Parnaso urbano fra Quattro e Seicento (review)

pp. 135-137

Euridice: Momenti dell'Umanesimo civile fiorentino (review)

pp. 137-138

Di soavi licor gli orli del vaso: La fortuna di Lucrezio dall'Umanesimo alla Controriforma (review)

pp. 138-140

The Book of Bahir: Flavius Mithridates' Latin Translation, the Hebrew Text, and an English Variation (review)

pp. 140-142

In the Company of Demons: Unnatural Beings, Love, and Identity in the Italian Renaissance (review)

pp. 142-144

The Transformation of the Laity in Bergamo, 1265-c. 1400 (review)

pp. 144-145

The Saintly Politics of Catherine of Siena (review)

pp. 145-147

La geografia celeste dei duchi di Savoia: Religione, devozioni e sacralità in uno Stato di età moderna (secoli XVI–XVII) (review)

pp. 147-148

Savonarola e il savonarolismo (review)

pp. 149-150

Retour à la Cité: Le Magnats de Florence 1340-1440 (review)

pp. 150-152

Don Antonio de' Medici e i suoi tempi (review)

pp. 152-153

Boschi e mercanti: Traffici di legname tra la contea di Tirolo e la Repubblica di Venezia (secoli XVI–XVII) (review)

pp. 153-155

Venetians in Constantinople: Nation, Identity, and Coexistence in the Early Modern Mediterranean (review)

pp. 155-156

Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim between Worlds (review)

pp. 157-158

Commentario de le cose de' Turchi (review)

pp. 158-160

Écrivez-moi de Rome.. . : Le mythe romain au fil du temps (review)

pp. 160-161

Rime (review)

pp. 161-163

Laura Battiferra and Her Literary Circle: An Anthology (review)

pp. 163-164

Leon Battista Alberti: La biblioteca di un umanista, and: L'uomo del Rinascimento: Leon Battista Alberti e le arti a Firenze tra ragione e bellezza (review)

pp. 165-167

La Vita delle 'Vite' Vasariane: Profilo storico di due edizioni (review)

pp. 167-169

Reading Vasari (review)

pp. 169-170

Emilia e Marche nel Rinascimento: L'Identità Visiva della 'Periferia' (review)

pp. 171-172

Images, Relics, and Devotional Practices in Medieval and Renaissance Italy (review)

pp. 172-174

Lorenzo Lotto: Pictor Celeberimus (review)

pp. 174-175

Correggio: Geografia e storia della fortuna (1528-1657) (review)

pp. 175-176

Palladio's Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic (review)

pp. 177-178

Bernini: Der Schöpfer des barocken Rom: Leben und Werk (review)

pp. 178-180

The Art of Commedia: A Study in the Commedia dell'arte 1560-1620 with Special Reference to the Visual Records (review)

pp. 180-181

Shopping in the Renaissance: Consumer Cultures in Italy 1400-1600 (review)

pp. 182-183

Vainglorious Death: A Funerary Fracas in Renaissance Brescia (review)

pp. 183-185

Cervantes in the Middle: Realism and Reality in the Spanish Novel from Lazarillo de Tormes to Niebla (review)

pp. 185-186

The Utopian Nexus in Don Quixote (review)

p. 187

Between Christians and Moriscos: Juan de Ribera and Religious Reform in Valencia, 1568-1614 (review)

pp. 187-189

Sunspots and the Sun King: Sovereignty and Mediation in Seventeenth-Century France (review)

pp. 189-191

Conceptions of Europe in Renaissance France: Essays in Honour of Keith Cameron (review)

pp. 191-192

The Je-Ne-Sais-Quoi in Early Modern Europe: Encounters with a Certain Something (review)

pp. 192-194

Salon der Autorinnen: Französische dames de lettres vom Mittelalter bis zum 17. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 194-196

Pierre de Ronsard (review)

pp. 196-197

Les Souspirs -- Les Odes -- Les sonnets -- Pièces diverses (review)

pp. 197-198

Marc-Claude de Buttet (1529/31-1586): L'honneur de la Savoie, and: Poétique et pratique dans les Poèmes de Jean-Antoine de Baïf (review)

pp. 199-201

La notion de perplexité à la Renaissance (review)

pp. 201-202

Les Grands Jours de Rabelais en Poitou: Actes du colloque international de Poitiers (30 août-1er septembre 2001) (review)

pp. 202-203

Avant le Roman: L'allégorie et l'émergence de la narration française au 16 ème siècle (review)

pp. 204-205

La vie de Sainct Christofle (review)

pp. 205-206

The Tragedy of the Late Gaspard de Coligny and The Guisiade (review)

pp. 207-208

Commentary on Aristotle's Nichomachean Ethics (review)

pp. 208-209

De Anima: Die Rezeption der aristotelischen Psychologie im 16. und 17. Jahrhundert (review)

pp. 209-211

De immortalitate animorum (review)

pp. 211-212

Cinq Livres, de la manière de nourrir et gouverner les enfans dès leur naissance (review)

pp. 213-214

Madness, Religion and the State in Early Modern Europe: A Bavarian Beacon (review)

pp. 214-216

Art, Science, and Witchcraft in Early Modern Holland: Jacques de Gheyn II (1565-1629) (review)

pp. 216-218

Ways of Knowing in Early Modern Germany: Johannes Praetorius as a Witness to His Time (review)

pp. 218-219

The Church and Galileo, and: Retrying Galileo, 1633-1992, and: Élie Diodati et Galilée: Naissance d'un réseau scientifique dans l'Europe du XVII e siècle (review)

pp. 220-223

Galileo's Instruments of Credit: Telescopes, Images, Secrecy (review)

pp. 223-225

Catholic Physics: Jesuit Natural Philosophy in Early Modern Germany (review)

pp. 225-227

Erasmus, Contarini, and the Religious Republic of Letters (review)

pp. 227-228

Henri Estienne, érudit, novateur, polémiste: Étude sur Ad Senecae lectionem Proodopoeiae (review)

pp. 228-230

Elegiarum libri tres (review)

pp. 230-231

Profit and Principle: Hugo Grotius, Natural Rights Theories and the Rise of Dutch Power in the East Indies 1595-1615 (review)

pp. 231-232

Die Deutschen Humanisten: Dokumente zur Überlieferung der antiken und mittelalterlichen Literatur in der Frühen Neuzeit (review)

pp. 232-234

Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority, from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century (review)

pp. 234-236

Children of the Laboring Poor: Expectation and Experience among the Orphans of Early Modern Augsburg (review)

pp. 236-238

Growing Old in Early Modern Europe: Cultural Representations (review)

pp. 238-239

Pomp, Power, and Politics: Essays on German and Scandinavian Court Culture and Their Contexts (review)

pp. 240-241

Spectacle and Public Performance in the Late Middle Ages and the Renaissance (review)

pp. 242-244

Das Drama des Sehens: Auge, Blick und Bühnenform (review)

pp. 244-245

Rembrandt: Portraits in Print, and: Rembrandt's Late Religious Portraits (review)

pp. 246-248

The Early Modern Painter-Etcher (review)

p. 249

Poussin and the Poetics of Painting: Pictorial Narrative and the Legacy of Tasso, and: Nicolas Poussin: Die Pest von Asdod (review)

pp. 250-252

Adrien Gambart's Emblem Book: The Life of St. Francis de Sales in Symbols, and: Emblemata Sacra: Emblem Books from the Maurits Sabbe Library, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (review)

pp. 252-254

Statuts, fonctions et usages de l'image dans le littérature spirituelle jésuite du XVII e siècle (review)

pp. 254-256

The Crisis of Music in Early Modern Europe, 1470-1530 (review)

pp. 256-257

Modal Subjectivities: Self-Fashioning in the Italian Madrigal (review)

pp. 258-259

Echoes of Women's Voices: Music, Art, and Female Patronage in Early Modern Florence (review)

pp. 259-261

Music in the Collective Experience in Sixteenth-Century Milan (review)

pp. 261-262

Antonio Gardano, Venetian Music Printer 1538-1569: A Descriptive Bibliography and Historical Study (review)

pp. 262-264

Thöne und Melodeyen, Arien und Canzonetten. Zur Musik des deutschen Barockliedes (review)

pp. 264-265

Thomas Tomkins: The Last Elizabethan (review)

pp. 265-267

The Eucharist in the Reformation: Incarnation and Liturgy (review)

pp. 267-269

Calvinism's First Battleground: Conflict and Reform in the Pays de Vaud, 1528-1559 (review)

p. 269

"Just as in the Time of the Apostles": Uses of History in the Radical Reformation (review)

pp. 270-271

Protestant Nations Redefined: Changing Perceptions of National Identity in the Rhetoric of the English, Dutch and Swedish Public Churches, 1685-1772 (review)

pp. 271-272

The Theology of William Tyndale (review)

pp. 273-274

The Devil and Demonism in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 274-275

John Jewel and the English National Church: The Dilemmas of an Erastian Reformer (review)

pp. 276-277

The Afterlife of Pope Joan: Deploying the Popess Legend in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 277-279

Charitable Hatred: Tolerance and Intolerance in England, 1500-1700, and: Catholicism and Community in Early Modern England: Politics, Aristocratic Patronage and Religion, c. 1550-1640 (review)

pp. 279-281

Political Speaking Justified: Women Prophets and the English Revolution (review)

pp. 282-283

Œuvres spirituelles: Textes originaux et traductions françaises inédites du XVI e siècle (review)

pp. 283-285

The Subject of Elizabeth: Authority, Gender and Representation (review)

pp. 285-286

Mary Queen of Scots (review)

pp. 286-288

The Grammar of Profit: The Price Revolution in Intellectual Context (review)

pp. 288-289

Immigrants and the Industries of London 1500-1700 (review)

pp. 289-291

Unsettled: The Culture of Mobility and the Working Poor in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 291-292

Britain and Barbary, 1589-1689 (review)

pp. 293-294

Center or Margin: Revisions of the English Renaissance in Honor of Leeds Barroll (review)

pp. 294-296

Ovid and the Cultural Politics of Translation in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 296-297

The Commodification of Textual Engagements in the English Renaissance (review)

pp. 297-299

Caxton's Trace: Studies in the History of English Printing (review)

pp. 299-301

Vulgar Eloquence: On the Renaissance Invention of English Literature (review)

pp. 301-303

Romance for Sale in Early Modern England: The Rise of Prose Fiction (review)

pp. 303-305

Fictions of Authorship in Late Elizabethan Narratives: Euphues in Arcadia (review)

pp. 305-307

Literature and Favoritism in Early Modern England (review)

pp. 307-308

Treason by Words: Literature, Law, and Rebellion in Shakespeare's England (review)

pp. 308-310

The Masks of Anthony and Cleopatra (review)

pp. 310-311

Critical Essays on Shakespeare's A Lover's Complaint: Suffering Ecstasy (review)

pp. 311-313

Hamlet's Heirs: Shakespeare and the Politics of a New Millennium (review)

pp. 313-314

Green Shakespeare: From Ecopolitics to Ecocriticism (review)

pp. 314-316

Cavendish and Shakespeare, Interconnections (review)

pp. 316-318

The Virgin Mary as Alchemical and Lullian Reference in Donne (review)

pp. 318-320

The Religious Foundations of Francis Bacon's Thought (review)

pp. 320-321

John Locke, Toleration and Early Enlightenment Culture: Religious Intolerance and Arguments for Religious Tolerance in Early Modern and "Early Enlightenment" Europe (review)

pp. 322-323

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 324-349